Netflix | Release Date (Streaming): May 7, 2021
Summary: Steve Harmon (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) is a seventeen-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder. The film follows his dramatic journey from a smart, likeable film student from Harlem attending an elite high school through a complex legal battle that could leave him spending the rest of his life in prison.
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Runtime: 98 min
Rating: Rated R for language throughout, some violence and bloody images
Production: Get Lifted Film Company
Genres: Drama, Crime
Country: US
Language: English
Director Credit
Anthony Mandler Director
Writer Credit
Colen C. Wiley Screenplay By
Janece Shaffer Screenplay By
Radha Blank Writer
Walter Dean Myers Novel
Principal Cast Credit
Alejandro Hernandez Inmate 1
Carl Johansson Court Officer #2
Dorian Missick Asa Briggs
Jeffrey Wright Mr. Harmon
Jennifer Ehle Maureen O'Brien
Jennifer Hudson Mrs. Harmon
Jharrel Jerome Osvaldo
John David Washington Richard 'Bobo' Evans
Kelvin Hale Court Officer
Kelvin Harrison Jr. Steve Harmon
Mikey Madison Alexandra Floyd
Paul Ben-Victor Anthony Petrocelli
Rakim Mayers James King
Roberto Lopez Mr. Nesbitt
Tim Blake Nelson Leroy Sawicki
Willie C. Carpenter Judge
Cast Credit
Adriana DeGirolami Katie Green
Carl Johansson Court Officer #2
Dorian Missick Asa Briggs
Geisha Otero Jury Foreman
Jonathan Coyne Detective Karyl
Liam Obergfoll Casper Juenemann
Lovie Simone Renee Pickford
Nas Raymond 'Sunset' Green
Nyleek Moore Jerry Harmon
Rakim Mayers William King
Tim Blake Nelson Leroy Sawicki
Willie C. Carpenter Judge
Producer Credit
Aaron L. Gilbert Producer
Ali Jazayeri Executive Producer
Andrew Pollack Executive Producer
Brad Feinstein Executive Producer
Brenda Gilbert Executive Producer
Dale Wells Executive Producer
Daniel Crown Executive Producer
David Gendron Executive Producer
Edward Tyler Nahem Producer
Jason Cloth Executive Producer
John Legend Executive Producer
Joseph Ingrassia Executive Producer
Lezlie Wills Coordinator, Get Lifted
Mike Jackson Producer
Nas Executive Producer
Nikki Silver Producer
Richard McConnell Executive Producer
Sander Shalinsky Executive Producer
Sirad Balducci Co-Producer
Steven Thibault Executive Producer
Tonya Lewis Lee Producer
Ty Stiklorius Executive Producer
Yoni Liebling Executive Producer